Virginia Bumbarger

Saturday, July 26, 2003

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Virginia Bumbarger, 91, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Sikeston, died Thursday, July 24, 2003, at Allen Morgan Health Center in Memphis.

She was born April 21, 1912, in West Point, Miss., daughter of William Cary and Roberta Harseim Whitehead. She and Paul R. Bumbarger were married June 15, 1934, in West Point. He died June 11, 1999.

Bumbarger was a member of Hunter Memorial First Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Janet Van Doren of Cameron, Mont.; a brother, Cary Whitehead of Memphis; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, with the Rev. Rufus McLean officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.